Capture the Fracture

At the Capture the Fracture (CTF) FLS Workshop invited participants, comprising healthcare professionals with a keen interest in Fracture Liaison Services (FLS), heard targeted information from expert speakers. Read more
The FLS team at the Hôpital Jean-Talon is led by Dr. Julio Fernandes (lead clinician) and Josee Delisle (nurse coordinator) who work together to identify more than 560 fragility fracture patients per year. Read more
Fifty-three FLS were added this year alone (and 54 total in 2017) on the Capture the Fracture Map of Best Practice. This underlines that the pace of FLS implementation is increasing dramatically worldwide. It is also wonderful to see that one in three applications are currently from the Asia Pacific region, where we now have 57 FLS. Read more
Se sumaron cincuenta y tres FLS sólo este año (y 54 en total en 2017) al Mapa de Mejores Prácticas de Capture the Fracture. Este nuevo hito demuestra que el ritmo de la implementación de FLS está aumentando drásticamente en todo el mundo. Read more
Since a major investment by New Zealand’s Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) in 2016, and considerable local investment from district health boards (DHBs), access to Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) across New Zealand has improved dramatically. This noteworthy achievement reflects the impact of the ‘Live Stronger for Longer’ initiative, a multi-sector, system-wide response to the threat that... Read more
The Philippine General Hospital’s FLS is the first FLS to be mapped on the Capture the Fracture® (CTF) ‘Map of Best Practice’ from the Philippines. It represents the 278th FLS to join CTF, with the Philippines as the 39th country to be included in the global network. Read more
Asia Pacific – the world’s most populous region – is ageing rapidly.1 In 2016, the region’s 4.5 billion-strong population represented 60 per cent of the global population,1 more than 12 per cent of whom were aged 60 years or older1– a figure projected to exceed 25 per cent by 2050.1 Read more
IOF se complace en anunciar que la segunda institución médica de México en el Mapa de Mejores Prácticas de Capture the Fracture® (CTF), el Servicio de Enlace de Fractura (FLS) del Centro de Investigación Ósea (CIO) de la Ciudad de Guadalajara ha sido evaluado y recibido la Medalla de Plata por el Comité Directivo de CTF. Read more
IOF is pleased to report that the second medical institution from Mexico to be mapped on the Capture the Fracture® (CTF) ‘Map of Best Practice’, the Fracture Liaison Service at the Centro de Investigación Ósea (CIO) in Guadalajara, has been assessed and awarded with silver-star recognition by the CTF Steering Committee. Read more
While FLSs are effective, showing how an FLS is improving patient outcomes is a challenge. Following requests from a number of FLSs around the globe, Capture the Fracture®  have drafted a series of indicators that FLSs can use, voluntarily, to evaluate the quality of an FLS at the patient level and drive quality improvement. This can be done using local, regional or national audits.  Read more

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